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India: a short introductory history.

Mark Naidis

India: a short introductory history.

by Mark Naidis

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 188-192.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS436 .N3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 208 p.
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5982021M
      LC Control Number66011112
      OCLC/WorldCa411116

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